Roads & Construction

Published February 20, 2018

Three streets will see road reconstruction and water main replacements costing more than $2 million as part of the city’s bond program.

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Published February 16, 2018

WARREN — One by one, the cars and trucks lumbered at slow speeds across a minefield of bone-jarring craters. The corner of Dequindre Road and the eastbound Interstate 696 service drive had become a veritable moonscape before lunch on Valentine’s Day.  

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Published February 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — One of the first new residential subdivisions in West Bloomfield in almost 10 years is now underway.

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Published February 15, 2018

WARREN — Drivers can expect to experience periodic headaches and delays in the form of lane closures, as work crews will rely on dry weather conditions to perform a series of emergency repairs to Interstate 696 in Oakland and Macomb counties.

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Published February 14, 2018

 A local state representative has introduced a bill that would override an outdated 1949 law governing drivers overtaking another vehicle on the road.

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Published February 13, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Multiple Macomb County communities will soon once again feel the brunt of construction, though the short-term annoyance is expected to offer a variety of benefits in the long run.

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Published February 6, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The township’s first roundabout may be constructed at the Adams and Gunn roads intersection this summer, if federal funding is approved. 1

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Published February 6, 2018

TROY — The final piece of a mixed-use center on Big Beaver Road has passed muster. 

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Published February 6, 2018

The Michigan Department of Transportation will host an open house-style meeting at the Recreation Authority of Eastpointe and Roseville, 18185 Sycamore St., 4-7 p.m. Feb. 22 to discuss early information on an Interstate 696 project between Interstate 75 and Interstate 94 April-November.

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Published February 2, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A planned project to fix crumbling sections of Interstate 696 in Macomb and Oakland counties apparently can’t start soon enough.

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Published January 31, 2018

early return of winter potholes in Sterling Heights has caused grief for resident Harry Marchlones.

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Published January 30, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Winter and its flip-flopping temperatures can cause more problems than just slushy puddles and potholes. The dramatic freezing and thawing cycles make for perfect conditions to cause water main breaks.

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Published January 23, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — As residents have no doubt noticed during recent thaws following frigid periods this winter, the roads are in rough shape. And while work to fix them isn’t slated to start for months, Grosse Pointe City officials are already gearing up for another year of road repairs.

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Published January 23, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Old Man Winter is keeping the Department of Public Works busy plowing, salting streets and, now, patching potholes. 

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Published January 22, 2018

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METRO DETROIT — The recent freeze-thaw cycle has resulted in a new crop of potholes — which can show up overnight — on local roads. 

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Published January 19, 2018

Michigan Department of Transportation engineers within the metro region are focused on reducing wrong-way driving incidents on the freeways in southeast Michigan with the help of the Michigan State Police and MDOT’s Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center. 

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Published January 18, 2018

METRO DETROIT — In a press conference Jan. 4, officials at the Michigan Department of Transportation revealed a major construction project slated for Interstate 696 between Interstate 75 and Interstate 275. 

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Published January 16, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Commuters, prepare your detour maps now.

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Published January 8, 2018

Sterling Heights likes the M-59/Hall Road corridor, so it’s going to put a ring on it. Actually, three rings.

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Published December 22, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Road Commission for Oakland County and West Bloomfield Township officials celebrated the completion and reopening of Orchard Lake Road with a ribbon cutting Dec. 14. 

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